In the absence of clear situational incentives and strongly held attitudes, people may deduce their attitude positions by observing their . . . . . . . .

Which one of the following statements is correct about tactics of impression management?

. . . . . . . . noted in his famous book on prejudice, that interracial contacts lead to decreased prejudice only when the participants are of equal status.

Which of the following pairs is correctly matched about attributional errors?

Learning of any new . . . . . . . . requires the understanding and internalisation of values, attitudes and behavioural characteristics of given religious, political, occupational, economic, caste and even play groups.

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:
List-I (concepts) List-II (explanations)
A. Extended contact hypothesis 1. Involves some how inducing individuals to shift the boundary between 'us' and 'them'.
B. Recategorization 2. Suggests that merely knowing that members of their own group have formed close relationship with persons from the other group, can reduce prejudice.
C. Social influence 3. Attempts by one or more persons to change the attitudes or behaviour of one or more others.